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ORA-1435 "user Does Not Exist" Following APEX 5.1 Installation Guide ACL Section (Doc ID 2221527.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 5.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On APEX 5.1.0 version, Installation

When attempting to follow Apex 5.1 Installation Guide section: 6.6.2 Granting Connect Privileges Prior to Oracle Database 12c with script as is
the following error occurs.

ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01435: user does not exist
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_NETWORK_ACL_ADMIN", line 792
ORA-06512: at "SYS.DBMS_NETWORK_ACL_ADMIN", line 784
ORA-06512: at line 10

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Access the apex 5.1 Installation Guide at:
2. Cut and paste in sql*plus the code provided in section : 6.6.2 Granting Connect Privileges Prior to Oracle Database 12c
  to grant connect privileges to any host for the apex_050100 database user
3. See the error instead of "Commit complete" message.


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